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your own airplane and house, but not your own facts. >> it's math. >> president obama and mitt romney duked it out in denver. and it was all about what rolle the government should play in the lives of americans. healthcare, and the economy, big topics of the debate >> the first presidential debate is now in the books. a contentious but not overtly hostile affair. they traded jabs about how to bring jobs back to america and other
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points. one of the issues was tax cuts, specifically cuts for high-income americans. >> i will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. i know that you and your running mate keep saying that, but it's not just not the case. i've got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that's not true and hoping i'll believe it. but that is not the case. >> for 18 months, he's been running on this tax plan. and now five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is never mind! and the fact is if you are lowering the rates the way you describe, governor, then it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high-income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening
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the middle class. >> according to a poll by cnn, 67% of americans believe that mitt romney won the first debate. that's compared to 25% who think president obama won. this poll from cnn only asked 430 registered voters. kron4 asked people over facebook. 59 those responding said president obama won, 29% said mitt romney won. 6% believed it was a tie. 5% did not care. team comprehend of the debate continues. parties were held all over the bay area tonight, first to supporters of president obama. >> reporter: nearly 600 people packed temple nightclub wednesday to watch president obama face off wednesday mitt romney. the debate was played
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on four jumbo screens. the club was at capacity, so some had to wait outside until the crowd inside thinned out. everyone who attended support the commander in chief. some say they wanted more detailed answers from the president, and the former massachusetts governor. >> i think mitt came out stronger in the beginning than we expected. things started to even out. i'm did a very good job of bringing up specific differences. >> i think romney basically touted figures and numbers that he promised but with no backup. >> i wanted to know about the educational system and how we were going to make a difference in improving it over the next few years. and i think that both of them were generally vague. >> i think barack obama won the
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debate. i think mitt romney was well-prepared. i didn't feel like he answered any questions. >> viewing parties also held by republicans tonight. the scene with the romney supporters this evening in the east bay. >> reporter: here in walnut creek, it was a fullhouse as romney supporters gathered to listen to the first debate. for the most part, everyone believes mr. romney did an excellent job. >> i think he's done a fantastic job making his points about programs and what he has in store for the american people, and growth for the middle class. fairness to every american. >> reporter: there was a lot of applause, especially when the focus was about the economy. more specifically about creating jobs. >> i think he's doing right, right now. i think he's telling
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everybody what he feels and what's going on. >> reporter: as far as how this group thought that mr. obama came across versus >> i think he's got a certain confidence that's making mr. romney uncomfortable. >> there will be two more perez dishl debates. the -- presidential debates. the next one, with an opportunity for members of the audience to ask questions. and there's one for the vice presidential candidates. >> we have more coverage of tonight's debate on our website,, and we invite you to chime in on our fabs and twitter
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pages temperatures cooled off in a hurry this afternoon when the fog started rolling in, and temperatures dropped 15 degrees in a matter of hours. today was 94 in concord, 95 in livermore. as the fog rolled in, temperatures cooled down dramatically. we'll see cooler temperatures tomorrow, and the cooler weather will continue this weekend. a look at your extended forecast coming up. [ crowd noise ] >> ball game! western division! [ cheering and applause ] >> the oakland a's were 13 games out of 1st place on june the 30th. today, the team is the american league west champion! for the first time
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since 2006! needing a 3-game sweep over texas to have a shot, the a's did just that! garry will have more from the players coming up. a sheriff's suspect involved in a shooting this evening in san jose. the suspect was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries: the deputy was patrolling one of the stations when he noticed a man acting erratically. he followed the man for 10 minute, then the deputy said the man-made threatening moves. >> to what extend he was threatening the officers or throwing things or coming at them, that's going to have to be
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passed out through the interviews. >> the sheriff's department is contracted out by cal trains and has jurisdiction over the tracks. the shooting caused several train delays this evening. coming up, one of our own takes flight with the blue angels! >> coming up, more oakland a's celebration! bring on the tigers on saturday, and the giants are getting ready to finish up the regular season versus cincinnati.
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a mistrial was declared today in the federal cocaine fraud trial of a san francisco crime lab technician. a natural
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judge says the jurors in the trial did not reach a unanimous verdict on the charges. the jurors agreed that she did take cocaine from the lab in 2009 but disagreed on whether prosecutors proved that she did so by means of deception. the judge set a hearing for next week. >> temperatures are dramatically cooler this evening than yesterday. it's here to stay.
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a high school student killed by oakland police is getting their first look at the police report detailing what happened. he was shot to death in may. officers say the 18-year-old pointed a gun at them, so they say they had no choice but to fire. the family and civil rights attorney says the police report raises serious questions about the shooting. >>lear given the physical evidence that no shots were fired by him, there's no gunshot residue, and there's no evidence that the gun near him had been fired. so whoever made that statement was wrong. >> the statement reads in part "this release is not intended to address all questions that
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exist, but critical issues regarding the investigation, the providing of medical care and aid, lab results, the coroner's report, and independently corroborated facts and circumstances on the scene are addressed through this release." the oakland police department is also under fire from those who say court-man dated reforms are noting implemented. attorneys will now ask for a furthermore takeover of the police department. >> reporter: for more than 9 years, the oakland police department has been under court order to implement reforms. >> the racial profiling, the identification of problem officers, those are all tasks for which they're still not in
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compliance after 9 years. >> reporter: and the citizens of oakland cannot wait any longer. >> people were dying, people are getting injureded, officers who need -- injured, officers who need help are not being taken care of, the department is not being run properly. can't stand by and wait for another "occupy oakland." >> reporter: they will ask a federal judge to appoint a receiver to take control of the oakland police department. >> i would describe him as the compliances forker. that's how i would -- enforcer, that's how i would describe him or her. >> it's a systemic cultural problem that is not being addressed by the city, not being addressed by the city administrator, not by the city council, not being addressed by the mayor. and not being address the most of all by the police department. >> reporter: what does the city of oakland have to say? are they implementing the reforms? that he contacted the police department, and they referred us to the city administrator's office, but they didn't return our calls. we cabbed the
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mayor's office -- contacted the mayor's office, they deferred us again. they refused to answer the question, saying they haven't seen the court documents expected to be filed determine, but they plan on opposing any takeover of the police department. temperatures have certainly cooled off out there this evening! we're back in the 50s! 57 in novato, 62 in san jose. cooler whether is here to stay! tomorrow, temperatures dropping even more than today. in the 60s and 70s for the most part. friday and saturday, we'll cool even more as the fog becomes more extensive and temperatures drop into the low 70s in our inland valleys by saturday. high it was tomorrow, upper 70s, even a low 80-degree reading in
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los gatos. 74 in millepedes. 60s for the east bay shores. 62 in san francisco with 70s through the north bay, as for the blue angels forecast, it looks like the winds out of the north are going to be pick up on friday and saturday, so the fog will clear by about noon in the embarcadero. and you can catch the show live here on kron4 saturday afternoon. your extended forecast, cooler tomorrow, cooler friday and saturday. sunday upon the cooling continues as a -- a storm passes through. one of our own got to hop
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in the cockpit and take a ride with the navy's precision flight team. grant lotus wasn't the only one though. the danville pilot best known for safely landing a disabled u.s. airlines jet on the hudson in 2009 was there too! you see him standing there. he flew fighter jets in the '70s and said he felt like a kid again! then it was grant's turn. >> 6.2 gs, which is pretty good. and we hit that on the break here. so we did pretty well. fought it off, stayed awake the whole time. we tid break the speed of sound.
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>> there's a lot more where that came from. tune in tomorrow for the in-flight video of grant. he may not have passed out, but did he get sick? [ laughter ] >> kron4 will bring you the blue angels show live, sponsored by jeep. saturday, october the 6th at 3:00 pm. the baseball playoffs are set for the giants and the a's. gary is up next. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight.
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all right, good evening, everybody. next up, for the oakland a's, saturday afternoon, 3:00 our time, game 1! best of 5 in detroit! oakland reaches the playoffs by winning the american league west today! 1 one of the great comebacks in modern baseball history! 5-5, and josh hamilton, to his credit, he said i just blew it. be it was 7-5 a's, and from
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there, ryan cook, in the bullpen, did his thing. at one point it was 5-1 texas, but the a's battled back and finish off with 6 and 1/3 scoreless innings. [ crowd noise ] >> [ cheering and applause ] >> ball game! western division! [ cheering and applause ] >> the oakland a's have shocked the baseball world! >> incredibly today was the first time in 162 gameless the a's have been -- games the a's have been in 1st place. the oakland a's, bob melvin, beane, manager and gm respectively, they're moving on as champs! >> it's a great feeling for a team that wasn't supposed to do anything but come in last place. >> it's terrific. it's tough to put words on it.
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i'm going to celebrate with my teammates. [ laughter ] [ cheering and applause ] [ crowd noise ] >> what these guys did, everybody thought that was the road trip that was going to do them. >> and beane becomes first man to ever be pied following a game. there you go. the a's moving onto detroit. the big story today, miguel cabrera, the first man to win the triple crown since 1967. 45 years ago! he led the american league in average. he's one of three living winners of the award. once upon a time, he resided in oakland. giants will open the playoffs saturday at home, best
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of 5 versus cincinnati. finishing up today against the dodgers. they were eliminated last night by san francisco. kershaw threw 8 innings. and adrion gonzalez comes through -- adrian gonzalez comes through and wins game. vogelsong will be there. dodgers win 5-1. buster posey won the batting championship today. the last catcher to win the championship, pam, ernie lombardi! can you believe that! [ laughter ] >> the real refs are part, and sports illustrated is right on it. ed hockely, who is known for these massive arm, they look all right there, but everybody loves the officials. the real refs are back. but wow! saturday and sunday, the a's and giants, the way the playoffs are
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set, saturday sunday, then tuesday, wednesday, thursday. they'll both be playing on the same day.
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